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Batch Script – Remove Both Ends

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2021

In this article, we are going to learn how to remove characters from both ends of any given string using Batch Script.

Code :

@echo off 
set str=Geeks for Geeks
echo %str% 

set str=%str:~1,-1% 
echo %str%
  • By using ‘ set ‘ we are getting input of any string
set str=input string
  • In the next line using ‘ echo %str% ‘ we are printing our string.
  • Now in the next line using indexing we are going to eliminate characters from both ends.
  • General representation – set str=%string:~start,end%
    • In the above representation ‘~start, end’ will remove all characters after any given index.
  • For removing characters from both ends we are using start = 1 and end = -1, which is the index of the first and last character of any string.

Output :

Output: G and s is removed from input string.

As we can clearly see that characters from both ends are removed, so using the following code we can remove both ends from any given string.

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